Golem: The Spirit Of Exile

Overview

In modern-day Paris, a cabalist known as the Maharal has created a golem, an artificial being constructed of earth and clay, infused with spirit through the recitation of a special formula. The legendary being he brings to life is known in this instance as "The Spirit of Exile," and the magician's goal in creating her was to create a protector for Jews in need of one. In this movie, the golem is motivated to assist numerous people whose lives are marked by tragedy. In the main story, she must try to help Shemesh,...
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Overview

In modern-day Paris, a cabalist known as the Maharal has created a golem, an artificial being constructed of earth and clay, infused with spirit through the recitation of a special formula. The legendary being he brings to life is known in this instance as "The Spirit of Exile," and the magician's goal in creating her was to create a protector for Jews in need of one. In this movie, the golem is motivated to assist numerous people whose lives are marked by tragedy. In the main story, she must try to help Shemesh, a woman whose many troubles cause her to resemble the Biblical character of Job. She has been evicted from her home after her husband and sons die, and she and her daughter-in-law must find some means for surviving their difficult situation.
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Special Features

Optional subtitles; Full chapterization; Video interviews
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 4/29/2003
  • UPC: 736899014834
  • Original Release: 1992
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  • Source: Facets
  • Region Code: 0
  • Aspect Ratio: Alternate Wide Screen (1.78:1)
  • Presentation: Wide Screen
  • Language: English, Français
  • Time: 1:50:00
  • Format: DVD
  • Sales rank: 75,623

Scene Index

Side #1 --
3. Opening Credits [8:30]
4. Exiles [7:26]
5. Elimelech [12:21]
6. Sons [15:11]
7. Daughters [7:37]
8. Orpah Returns [4:31]
9. France [9:32]
10. Elsewhere [5:55]
11. Jonah [3:23]
12. Boaz [13:21]
13. New Love [13:47]
14. Spirit of Exile [7:49]
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Menu

Side #1 --
   Start Movie
   Scene Selections
   Special Features
      Laurent Truchot Interview
      Bernard Eisenschitz Interview
      Ophrah Shemesh Interview
      DVD Credits
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